[nycbug-talk] BSD Embedded Solutions for Commodity Home Routers
chris at chrisclymer.com
Fri Aug 10 00:55:58 EDT 2007
On Aug 10, 2007, at 12:43 AM, Peter Wright wrote:
>> Greets folks.
>> By now, most of us have heard about projects like OpenWRT,
>> Sveasoft and
>> other Linux
>> solutions for running embedded on commodity home routers, like the
>> WRT54G. I haven't heard of any equivelent BSD offerings, and the
>> through Web searches has been "WifiBSD", which doesn't appear to
>> have seen
>> since 2005. Do there really exist no solutions in this space? If
>> are, anyone have
>> practical experience w/ them?
> these are the two that i believe are most popular:
> i'm personally more familiar with m0n0wall, this would probably be
> helpful for you:
> it has captive portal etc and works great with Soekris machines.
> - as the name implies - uses the OpenBSD pf packet filter.
> Peter Wright
> pete at nomadlogic.org
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I've used both, and pfsense quite a bit. I'm a huge fan. Its got
oodles more features, like solid openvpn support, CARP, and the
capability for a lot more expansion. And it can be fully managed
through a web interface, so you can give it to your cisco or windows
guys and they're comfortable.
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